Theresa Rickard, O.P.


Theresa Rickard, O.P., is a Dominican Sister of Blauvelt, New York, and serves as the president and executive director of RENEW International. She earned a doctorate of ministry in preaching from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri. Additionally, she earned a master of divinity at Union Theological Seminary in New York City and a master of arts in religion and religious education at Fordham University. Since becoming executive director in 2007, Rickard has led RENEW International’s expansion into more than forty dioceses in the United States, in parishes and on campuses, as well as into five developing countries.